can anyone tell me what this boat is modeled after

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by Boston, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. Butch .H
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    Estlander 22 .I got the 36 ft Version The stern is considerably different on the 36 ft but a Estlander no less.
     
  2. Boston

    Boston Previous Member

    thanks
    Ive been reading up on these sq meter boats all night
    and they look like a ton of fun
     
  3. Boston

    Boston Previous Member

    any ideas on were I can get study prints
    and thanks again
     
  4. bntii
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    Boston-

    I was sorely tempted by the Dragon class some years back. Ended up never owning one but still admire..

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  5. steele m.a.
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    steele m.a. Designer/Engineer

    It's a 30' x 8' race.
    A couple owns it , it was built in 1930.
     
  6. Boston

    Boston Previous Member

    I was looking at these earlier today
    very nice
    I particularly liked the deck house on the Estlander
    but the old wallet does have some say in this plan
    Ill be considering the availability of a standard production rig
    I can build the hull
    but will end up buying all the rigging
    and I dont want to build myself into buying custom
     
  7. Boston

    Boston Previous Member

    the picture originally posted ?
    prints ?
     
  8. bntii
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  9. Boston

    Boston Previous Member

    its really close
    the deck house is a little different but thats no big deal
    what Im really looking for is those flawless lines and the availability of a standard production rig that someone somewhere is bound to be producing
    as Ild be building from scratch

    I like the post 25 rules hull
    is this your boat ?
     
  10. daiquiri
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    daiquiri Engineering and Design

    This one is beyond words:

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    :eek:
     
  11. Butch .H
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  12. Boston

    Boston Previous Member

    I read that back in the day they nick named the sq meters
    "sailing toothpicks"
    because the class had no restrictions on length to beam ratio's,
    consequently they developed to a point were they were getting unseaworthy.
    I am absolutely in love with the design though
    and would love to find plans for a coaster, weekender
    something with a slightly wider beam
    and able to take the west coast sea's
    in the end I want to coast up to the inside passage and spend the summer sailing round ketchikan
    for now Im stuck in the lakes of Colorado
    there is a little bird telling me that although these vessels are simply spectacular
    Ted Brewers friendship sloop would be a safer bet in the Pacific
    ( ok its more like an Teridactile screeming in my ear, never take the Sq meter off shore lest a safety boat with a rescue teem is following me )

    I was doing feasibility studies on the Brewer design
    its a much bigger project ( 39' ) and would have to be built near its launch site and Ild have to pay storage on it
    its a project that would have to wait

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    and Im itching to build something

    the Estlander would be trailerable
    and cheaper to build
    I could build it right here in the back yard
    and drag it back here end of the day or leave it out

    for now Im day sailing Grandby
    and the Estlander would be perfect

    what I need is lines or plans for one designed as a coaster day sailor
     
  13. daiquiri
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    daiquiri Engineering and Design

    And yet... Tre Sang was an ocean racer - and a winning one. ;)
     
  14. Boston

    Boston Previous Member

    here here

    convince me
    go ahead :D
    my soul is aching to slide into ketchican harbor in the Estlander
    ready to take on all comers
    Ild fly the biggest genoa jib wind would allow and dock that thing like Captain Ron

    ok maybe minus the bad paint job and charter fam from the fifties

    but that little bird is still singin
    there is a lot to be said for a coarse and crew
    Im just going to be coasting
    ( more like harbor hopping my way to ketchikan )
    and also want ease of handling
    in the fastest traditional sailor I can find
    trailorable so that I can build her at home
    and with at least some accommodations

    I see in that pict that daiquiri sent along
    ( dam, now Im thirsty )
    some one fitted a skylight were the sail hatch was
    nice touch
    bet its long enough in there to sleep me six foot two in style
    stretched out
    looking at stars
    arm around the girl
    listening to the patter of an evening shower
    and the ocean
    lapping at the hull

    I am so itching to build something
    for god sakes someone cough up some prints :cool:
     

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